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Thinking about the State of Black People and these United States on a Sunday Afternoon…

In San Francisco this past week, an unarmed African American male was shot in his grandparents backyard, because he was thought to be a suspect in series of car break-in’s. A White male took it upon himself in Austin, Texas to mastermind a series of bomb explosions targeted at Black and Hispanic neighborhoods. I find … Continue reading

Seasoned with Words in Thirty Days

I have accomplished one thing during National Novel Writing month, completing a book in November 2011 entitled The Autumn Jones E-Files. Read the excerpt below: Excerpt Autumn Jones resides in Balcones Heights, Texas, and is struggling as a writer in an economy ran by Republicans literally in every state. Jobs are scarce on every front … Continue reading

Social Rants

....just got my 1st book contract in the mail! This has been a long journey! I cannot wait to pen this body of work | "Still Life with Luminous Movement: The Literary-Art Narratives of Ayers, Bennett, Jenkins, Horace and Terrell." .... Each woman (African American) mentioned - born in the state of Texas! #ubettathink2018 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #publishedauthor #21stcenturyabolitionist
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Author, Assata Shakur #womenshistorymonth2018 #ubettathink2018 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist
...just finished 'What You Owe Me' by Bebe Moore Campbell. Now about to flip the script and get my Genealogy Fetish on. I am learning how to write historical memoirs through/by reading. Ready for: The Black Calhouns. My journey begins -NOW. #ubettathink2018 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #iamasoloblackartlibrarian #ispecializeinartlibrarianship #ispecializeingenealogycuration #ibuilddigitalibraries #21stcenturyabolitionist
Day #19 : Women's History Month 2018 #igotaletterfromherinthemail2day #wordsdomattersimple #ineededthisthis #somewomenjusgotdatndothat #iamamemberofawarriorcircle #ubettathink2018
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Artwork: Untitled Artist: Tamara Natalie
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